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Clean Water

We drink it, bathe in it, swim in it. So let’s take care of it. The Tragically Hip’s Gord Downie co-hosted and curated a fundraising gala that included words of water from such well-...
Free The Children has many programs to engage young people to fundraise and raise awareness for global issues, but We Create Change must've been particularly fun — scrounging around...
Shawn Desman has been participating nationwide in Free The Children’s massive We Day student gatherings since he first performed at one in 2010, encouraging a new generation of social...
Noted Canadian singer-songwriter Tom Cochrane has been a lot of places and seen a lot of things, but one of his most poignant experiences occurred when he spent two-and-a-half weeks traveling through...
“I feel about nervous about this. I think it’s going to be intense. So we’ll see. It’ll be awesome. It’s going to be amazing,” British singer-songwriter Kate...
Rock singer-songwriter Tom Cochrane, best known for his hit “Life Is A Highway” and a highly respected 40-year veteran of the Canadian music industry, has long be involved with...
British singer-songwriter Kate Nash is in Ghana right now. She was feeling a million emotions about the trip when she spoke with Samaritanmag in Toronto to promote her upcoming album, Girl Talk, (out...
The humble penny's days as useable currency may be over by decree of Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty, but thanks to the efforts of intrepid Canadian schoolchildren, the one-cent coin is...
Few things combat the holiday season’s crass commercialism as effectively as charity. Ironically, few holidays offer such a smorgasbord of altruistic choices for the forward-thinking. You just...
Feist doesn’t know how she will use the $30,000 she just received as winner of the 2012 Polaris Music Prize, declaring Metals the year’s best Canadian album, but she is contemplating...

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